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Malawi Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 45,678
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 6.116 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 34 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: rudimentary; one fixed-line and two mobile-cellular operators govern the market
domestic: limited fixed-line subscribership of about 1 per 100 households; mobile-cellular services are expanding but network coverage is limited and is based around the main urban areas; mobile-cellular subscribership about 45 per 100 households
international: country code - 265; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Atlantic Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast mediaradio is the main broadcast medium; privately owned Zodiak radio has the widest national broadcasting reach, followed by state-run radio; numerous private and community radio stations broadcast in cities and towns around the country; the largest TV network is government-owned, but at least 4 private TV networks broadcast in urban areas; relays of multiple international broadcasters are available (2017)
Internet country code.mw
Internet userstotal: 1.67 million
percent of population: 9.3% (July 2015 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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